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DOBI Regulated Entities Must Fully Comply with US Sanctions on Russia and Belarus

Advises insurance companies and financial institutions to protect systems against increasing cyber risks, among other actions March 17, 2022 The New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance today ordered insurance companies, financial institutions and other entities it regulates to comply fully with sanctions imposed on Russia and Belarus by the …

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DePhillips to propose articles of impeachment against Asaro-Angelo

Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips (R-Wyckoff) announced this morning that he plans to introduce a resolution to remove Labor Commissioner Rob Asaro-Angelo, whose department has come under fire from both sides for its handling of unemployment claims during the pandemic. “Enough is enough and it’s time for a change,” DePhillips said in …

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Cyberattacks interrupt work at Toyota factories in Japan and other economic news

Cyberattacks interrupt work at Toyota factories in Japan Toyota, the world’s largest automaker, said on Monday it had suspended all production in Japan after a possible cyberattack at a major supplier. The shutdown follows a problem with the computer systems of Kojima Industries, an automotive component maker, which disrupted the …

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Oversight agency tells NJ to get lost in ongoing legal battle over who will control docks

Like a bad marriage breakup, New Jersey – which plans to end its nearly 70-year relationship with New York over the watchdog agency that has long monitored the area’s docks and piers on the waterfront de mer – began work on the division of property. In a five-page letter, Governor …

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Governor pays tribute to former Mayor of Mendham (video)

MENDHAM, NJ – A former mayor of Mendham Borough received a special tribute Wednesday from Governor Phil Murphy during his daily COVID-19 press conference. Murphy honored former Mendham Borough councilman and mayor Robert Mulcahy III, 85, as one of two New Jerseyans “who have played vital roles in our state.” …

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The Manatt State Cost Containment Update – February 2022: State Benchmarking Updates: The State of Play | Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

State of Play: Cost Growth Benchmarking Programs (as of February 1, 2022) Detailed status updates as of February 1, 2022 State Update Detail California Legislative California’s proposed 2022-23 state budget proposes to allocate $30 million for a new Office of Health Care Affordability. The legislator is expected to reintroduce benchmarking …

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New Jersey takes action to end food deserts

The Garden State is providing much needed help to the hundreds of thousands of food insecure New Jerseyans. Over the next few years, up to $ 240 million in funding through the state’s Food Desert Relief Act, which is part of the Economic Recovery Act passed by Governor Phil Murphy …

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Friscia joins race for GOP to nod to confront Sherrill

An attorney who sued the big banks for their role in the foreclosure crisis has entered the GOP congressional nomination race in New Jersey’s 11th district. Larry Friscia has become the seventh Republican to enter the race against two-term Representative Mikie Sherrill (R-Montclair), whose district has become more Democratic under …

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Omicron is now dominant in the United States, but few cases in the NJ

Less than a month after doctors sounded the alarm over a highly contagious COVID mutation discovered in South Africa, omicron has now become the dominant strain in the United States. The CDC now says that 73% of all new COVID infections in the United States are omicron. This last variant …

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Emergency lame duck – NJBIZ

January 11, 2022 will mark a change of power in Trenton. Only Governor Phil Murphy and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin of D-19th District will retain their leadership positions. Longtime Republican leaders – Senator Tom Kean and Assembly Member Jon Bramnick are both leaving their seats, with Kean stepping down and …

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Same-sex marriage may soon be enshrined in New Jersey law. Why lawmakers say this has to happen.

New Jersey lawmakers are about to enshrine the right of a gay couple to marry into state law. Same-sex couples have been able to marry in New Jersey since October 2013, when the New Jersey Supreme Court refused to hear a lower court ruling that the ban on same-sex marriage …

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Governor’s Office | This week in New Jersey: November 19, 2021

Governor Murphy launches new ShopRite grocery project in Atlantic City Governor Murphy, accompanied by Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver, Speaker of the Senate Steve Sweeney, Speaker of the Assembly Craig Coughlin, Mayor of Atlantic City Marty Small, Chairman of the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) Modia Butler and Executive Vice President …

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New Jersey Passes Legislation Requiring Removal of Discriminatory Restrictive Covenants in Association Deeds and Documents

On November 8, 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a law, A-5390 / SB-2861, which requires the removal of discriminatory terms restricting the ownership or use of real estate as prohibited by law against discrimination of all acts registered on or after January 1, 2022, and further requires that …

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Tolls payable for the Hudson tunnel project

The latest funding plan for a new Hudson River rail tunnel makes it clear that the New Jersey Turnpike Authority – not the state’s transit agency – will cover the state’s contribution to the much-sought-after project. The updated financing plan for what is known as the Hudson Tunnel Project, released …

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More financing available for small businesses in NJ

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has opened pre-registration for Phase 2 of its Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan program as part of Governor Phil Murphy’s ongoing COVID-19 relief effort. NJEDA Director of Business Banking Derrick Benns said the loan program provides funding of up to $ 100,000 at 0% …

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A safer solution in Atlantic City (part 2)

The coronavirus may have moved the heroin crisis out of the headlines and out of our minds, but America’s addiction to opiates has only grown stronger. But instead of creating a climate where more drug addicts can get help, Atlantic City Democrats are essentially pushing their heroin issues to the …

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HMH à 5: Transforming a vision into a mission

Hackensack University Health Network officially merged with Meridian Health five years ago on Thursday with the promise that the new entity – Hackensack Meridian Health – could change the landscape of health care in the state. CEO Bob Garrett said he believes HMH has done this and more. Hackensack Meridian …

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NJ Budget Proposals for Students and Retirees | Government

TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy, Speaker of the Senate Stephen Sweeney and Speaker of the Assembly Craig Coughlin announced additional Fiscal 2022 Budget deals that will invest in New Jersey’s long-term economic growth by making more accessible university and more affordable retirement. “In our continued effort to build a more …

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What happens when it expires?

Thea Gleason juggles jobs to support her family of four in Little Egg Harbor, supplementing her salary as a high school English teacher with a second job in a warehouse. She’s also usually a waitress, but that gig fell apart when the COVID pandemic hit, slashing her income. So his …

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Trying to prevent evictions in New Jersey

Credit: Dennis Carr from Flickr (CC BY 2.0)Photo file New Jersey lawmakers are pushing to prevent an expected flood of evictions and foreclosures for rent or mortgage default during the COVID-19 pandemic. The evictions were legally suspended by an order in council from Governor Phil Murphy. But that protection expires …

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Troutman Pepper Consumer Financial Services COVID-19 Weekly Bulletin – June 2021 | Trout pepper

Like most industries today, consumer finance service companies are significantly affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Troutman Pepper has developed a COVID-19 Resource Center to guide clients through this unprecedented global health challenge. We regularly update this site with COVID-19 news and developments, recommendations from leading healthcare organizations, and tools …

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NJ targets Medicaid members in vaccination campaign

Credit: (Michael Mancuso, NJ.com)State Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli has pushed for better access to COVID-19 vaccines for vulnerable and disadvantaged populations. State officials have taken proactive steps to support nearly 1.9 million New Jersey Medicaid members during the pandemic, including a recent initiative to expand COVID-19 vaccination that involves phone …

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COVID capacity restrictions will end in May

Most capacity limits on restaurants, stores, offices and many other sites will be lifted on May 19 in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut as part of a coordinated effort by the hardest-hit region of the world. United States to emerge from the pandemic, officials said. Monday. All limits on …

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PPP loans are always available: here are 4 reasons to apply

Governor Phil Murphy recently signed a five-bill package that will provide $ 100 million in grants to various New Jersey small businesses, restaurants, arts and culture establishments, and nonprofits. These grant programs provide additional relief and demonstrate that there is still a need in the state to support local organizations. …

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